We are Pics & Ink - a new way of buying interesting and unusual magazines, the type most people can’t find in their local newsagent.
The internet is great, it means we can access pretty much anything from pretty much anywhere. Magazines have yet to benefit from this. We aren’t about reading magazines online because we really like the touch, smell and beauty of great paper.
So let us be your guide through the world of independent magazines. We’ll tell you about them, show you a few pages, then we will pack them up very carefully and post them to your door.
In our summer edition ofEthos magazine, we spend 24 hours in Saint Petersburg, and travel to Pakistan to learn the importance of STEM subjects for women and girls. We meet the world’s only ethical cargo ship, which is saving the seven seas as it travels from the Caribbean to Europe, using only the power of the wind.
This issue’s colourful cover star is ice-cream giant Ben & Jerry’s, we caught up with the team, to learn the importance of keeping activism at its heart whilst being part of a multinational company.
Find a moment of mindful reflection, as we speak to Calm – the App Store’s number one mindfulness app – and discover how switching off from technology is important for both our mental and physical health.
In this issue we’re also exploring marketplaces, local heroes, and asking: can gentrification be a force for good?